Food Preparation Workers

at M.C. Perkins Cove in Ogunquit, Maine, United States

Job Description

M.C. Perkins Cove  is looking to fill 6 Food Preparation Workers positions. This is a temporary, full-time seasonal position from 4/1/2023 to 11/1/2023. 

Work site: 111 Perkins Cove Rd Ogunquit, ME 03907. 

Duties: Assist cooks and kitchen staff with various tasks as needed, and provide cooks with needed items. Stir and strain soups and sauces. Make special dressings and sauces as condiments for sandwiches. Portion and wrap the food, or place it directly on plates for service to patrons. Scrape leftovers from dishes into garbage containers. Load dishes, glasses, and tableware into dishwashing machines. Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, or silverware. Remove trash and clean kitchen garbage containers. Vacuum dining area and sweep and mop kitchen floor & other related Food Preparation Workers activities as per SOC/OES 35-2021 ( 

Requirements: Must show proof of legal authority to work in the U.S. Drug/Alcohol/Tobacco free work zone. Perform physical activities: such as lift, balance, walk, stoop, handle, position, move, manipulate materials use static strength to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, carry objects up to 50lbs.  No minimum education requirement. On-the-job training available. All applicants must be able, willing, qualified to perform work described and must be available for the entire period specified.  

Terms & Conditions of Employment: $15.69/hr up to possible $25.00/hr OT $23.54/hr up to possible $37.50/hr. Wage may vary. The wage(s) offered equal(s) or exceed(s) the highest of the prevailing wage or the Federal, State, or local minimum wage. At Employer’s sole discretion: possible raises and/or bonuses based on individual factors such as work performance or skill (not guaranteed); possible cash advances (if applicable/requested by worker, potential deduction from worker’s paycheck).

Possible daily/weekly hours: 9:30AM-5:30PM. 40+ (plus) to include lunch break, Wednesday-Sunday. Possible weekend/holiday work. (Overtime possible, but not required or guaranteed. If overtime is worked, wage is paid at a rate of time and a half per hour worked beyond 40 hours each week.) Hours may fluctuate based on tourism peaks and valleys throughout the season (+/-), possible downtime and/or OT.  Overtime not required. This employer will also comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws pertaining to overtime hours.  

Transportation: Transportation and subsistence will be reimbursed (by check in 1st work week) for cost from the place from which the worker has come to work for the employer, whether in the U.S. or abroad, to the place of employment.

Upon completion of the work contract or where the worker is dismissed earlier, employer will provide or pay for worker’s reasonable costs of return transportation and subsistence back home or to the place the worker originally departed to work, except where the worker will not return due to subsequent employment with another employer. The amount of transportation payment or reimbursement will be equal to the most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distances involved. Daily subsistence will be provided at a rate of $14.00 per day during travel to a maximum of $59.00 per day with receipts. 

3/4s Guarantee: The worker is guaranteed employment for a total number of work hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays of each 12-week period. 

Tools, equipment & supplies: All work will be done with employer provided tools, supplies and equipment without charge or deposit. 

Miscellaneous: Will use a single workweek as its standard for computing wages due. Wage paid every week. All deductions required by law will be done by the employer.  Will reimburse the H-2B worker in the first workweek for all visa, visa processing, border crossing, and other related fees, including those mandated by the government, incurred by the H-2B worker (not including passport). Any worker who voluntarily abandons employment is not entitled to payment for outbound transportation or the full 3/4s Guarantee described. 

Employer Contact Information: M.C. Perkins Cove  - Email: or Phone: 203-518-2952. 

How to apply: Inquiries, applications, indications of availability and/or resumes may be sent to the nearest ME SWA: 6 Marsh Brook Drive, Somersworth, NH 03878. Phone: 603-742-3600. 

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Job Posting: 1069330

Posted On: Apr 19, 2024

Updated On: May 04, 2024

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